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Meet Our Philadelphia Optometrist and Team

Our eye doctor in Northeast Philadelphia is Dr. Uri Schechter, O. D. As optometric technology changes, it is even more important to select an eye doctor who has all the right optometry qualifications and follows the latest developments in eye care.
As your eye doctor in Cheltenham and Jenkintown,  he is an expert in diagnosing and treating eye diseases and vision problems. With a personal and friendly service our doctor will examine your eyes and offer the most advanced eye care treatments available.

Your Philadelphia Eye Doctor

Read below about Dr. Schechter your Northeast Philadelphia eye doctor at Fox Chase Family Eye Care. Learn about his experience, qualifications and medical education.

Before, during and after your next eye exam, our friendly eye care team will ensure that your visit is a pleasant and comfortable one.

Our comprehensive eye care program is an important part of your preventive health care. Because many eye and vision problems have no obvious signs or symptoms it is important that you schedule an eye exam on a regular basis.

 

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Uri Schechter, O.D.

Dr. Schechter attended Towson University in Baltimore before moving to Philadelphia, where he completed his optometric degree at Pennsylvania College of Optometry. While at PCO, Dr. Schechter completed an Advanced Studies course in the area of contact lenses where he focused on fitting specialty contact lenses.

In addition to contact lenses, Dr. Schechter enjoys practicing medical optometry focusing on dry eyes, diabetes and glaucoma.

Despite his passion for treating his patients’ eyes, what really makes him love his job is the interaction with his patients. His warm personality and friendly smile make his patients feel welcome at Fox Chase Family Eye Care.

Dr. Schechter is a member of the American Optometric Association and attends many lectures and conferences to keep up with the ever-changing science and technology. In fact, at Fox Chase all of the staff members are required to stay up-to-date on the latest technology to ensure that the patients are getting the best care possible.

When not working, Dr. Schechter loves to spend time with his lovely wife and 3 wonderful children.

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Erin Donohoe, CPO, Director of Patient Relations

Erin Donohoe has been working in Healthcare for over 22 years. She gained much of her medical knowledge while working as a Registered Nurse for almost 20 years. After retiring from the nursing field in 2005, she decided to change directions from a clinical perspective, and return to her first love of a more intimate role in a smaller private practice setting, as a medical secretary and patient coordinator. She continued to further her career, by becoming a Certified Coding Associate, with the American Health Information Management Association in 2009. She received her under-graduate degree from Arcadia University in 1990. She resides in Philadelphia, PA with her husband of 10 years and her two children.

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Tyler Smith, Optometric Technician, Administrative Assistant

Tyler Smith ophthalmic technicianTyler joined Fox Chase Family Eye Care in December 2014. He brings an extensive backround in customer service. He is originally from Willamsport, PA. Tyler moved to Philadelphia 5 years ago and is happy to call the area his new home. He looks forward to assisting you during your next visit to our office.

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Betty Ann Daley, CPO, Optometric Assistant

Betty Ann ,CPOA, has been working in eye care for twenty three years, the last twelve as an optometric assistant at Fox Chase Family Eye Care. “I am dedicated to assisting patients with a friendly and caring attitude!”

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Beth Kane, Optometric Assistant

Beth joined the Fox Chase Family Eye Care team in April 2012. She graduated from Archbishop Ryan and has worked as an optometric technician since 2006. She enjoys interacting with our patients on a daily basis. In her free time she loves hanging out with her friends and family, shopping and just having a good time making great memories.